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Patriot Matthew Slater at Pine Street Inn commencement

The special teams ace congratulated grads.

“La Bamba” costar Esai Morales attended a 30th anniversary screening of the film at the Nantucket Film Festival.


‘La Bamba’ makes a cameo at Nantucket Film Festival

It’s the 30th anniversary of the film’s release.

Philip Glass

Music Review

Philip Glass resounds at Peabody Essex Museum

In Salem, Glass’s patterns and cycles invited a trance-like state.

Tom Brady was promoting Under Armour’s “Athlete Recovery Sleepwear Powered by TB12.”


Where in the world was Tom Brady?

No. 12 spent all week posing near enormous Under Armour logos, somewhere in Asia.

Congressman Seth Moulton asnd Liz Boardman, right, arrived for the annual John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award.


Representative Seth Moulton announces engagement

The congressman shares big personal news via Twitter.

David Ortiz and Rob Gronkowski at the Ortiz roast at the House of Blues.


This is how lewd David Ortiz’s roast was

Much of the humor was wildly vulgar, and many jokes had members of the crowd squirming in their seats.


Franklin to celebrate the 4th over 6 days

Activities will kick off Thursday, June 29, and Friday, June 30, with rides and food booths opening at 6 p.m. and live music starting at 7 p.m.

FILE--This photo from Monday, March 28, 2011 shows broadcast reporter Gabe Pressman as he appears at the Friar's Club, in New York. Pressman, an intrepid, Emmy-winning journalist who still relished going to work at the age of 93, died early Friday, June 23, 2017 at a Manhattan hospital. (Photo by Richard Drew, File)

Emmy-winning TV journalist Gabe Pressman dies at 93

Emmy-winning TV journalist Gabe Pressman has died at the age of 93.

Actor Johnny Depp spoke at the Glastonbury music festival at Worthy Farm, in Somerset, England, Thursday.

Depp's 'assassin' comments the latest in celebrity anger

Johnny Depp apologized Friday for joking about assassinating Donald Trump during an appearance at a large festival in Britain.

A display at the Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library presented by ‘‘The Daily Show With Trevor Noah.’’

The ‘Daily Show’ Twitter library is just one of many art projects about Trump’s tweets

The pop-up library, meticulously modeled on real presidential museums, was designed to showcase the breadth and depth of the president’s Twitter career.


‘Krazy Kat,’ and all that jazz

George Herriman’s famous comic strip influenced numerous other art forms — music included.

story behind the book | kate tuttle

Losing, then finding, his Muslim faith

Haroon Moghul grew up in New England, his faith something he “inherited and tried to make sense of” from an early age.


The rise of the online altcyclopedia

We’re plagued by an ever-widening world of wack Wikis.

From left: Laura Carmichael, Elizabeth McGovern, and Michelle Dockery in “Downton Abbey.”

tv critic’s corner

There may be more ‘Downton Abbey’ to come

A movie is likely to begin production next year, according to one published report.

PPeter Miller’s photo of a rainbow over Waterbury Reservoir.

new england literary news | NINA MACLAUGHLIN

Changes in Vermont’s character and countryside

Peter Miller at work on a new book, “Vanishing Vermonters: Loss of a Rural Culture’’; environmentalist Bill McKibben on “Walden’’; a global book club

A scene from the documentary “Vegas Baby.”

In Focus

Gambling with lives in ‘Vegas Baby’

Morgan Spurlock-produced documentary examines the lucrative business of in vitro fertilization.

Daniel Day-Lewis after winning an Academy Award in 2013 for “Lincoln,” one of a record three best actor Oscars the actor earned over his career.

Ty Burr

Daniel Day-Lewis isn’t the first actor to retire, and likely won’t be the last

The actor’s retirement, if he goes through with it, may become like those mysterious vanishing acts that periodically stud the arts and popular culture.

book review

Story of girlfriend for hire explores oddness of love and life

In the world of Lacey’s novels, the self is fundamentally strange — strange to others and strange to itself.

Megyn Kelly on the set of NBC’s “Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly.”

buzzsaw | Matthew gilbert

The Megyn Kelly we’ve seen so far isn’t ready for her close-up

NBC is betting heavily on its new star, but there’s something stubbornly shallow about her presence.

The Coolidge at the Greenway film series will feature “Twister.”

scene here | local films, festivals and faces

Al fresco menu, with spaghetti

Two Boston film series will unspool movies in the great outdoors.

the discovery

Murders on Canadian island triggered by meteor shower

Lawrence Millman found himself haunted by a story that took place on the Belcher Islands in Canada’s Hudson Bay.

Christopher V. Edwards is the new artistic director of Actors’ Shakespeare Project.

New leader at Actors’ Shakespeare Project may bring an edge

Veteran director, actor, and theater executive Christopher V. Edwards says he’s not a big fan of “well-spoken Shakespeare.”

book review

Boisterous tale of suspicion and intrigue sparked by arrival of wealthy stranger in 1746 New York

Some New Yorkers believe that Smith is an absconding London clerk; others that he is a British ministry snoop; and still others suspect him of being a French spy.


Holding a grudge against Dante

Best-selling author Don Winslow wishes he had more time to read and to catch up with books he missed.

Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani visited Boston recently to discuss the long road to getting “The Big Sick” made.


What happens when your love story includes a coma and Judd Apatow?

The endearing film from Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon is based on their real-life struggles.

Suffolk Construction CEO John Fish with Celtics big man Kelly Olynyk and students Tarjanae Ancrum-Marshall and Stephira Jean.


Olynyk stands tall at Scholar Athletes gala

The C’s 7-footer supports the nonprofit, whose aim is to boost the academic achievement of city kids through athletics.

Berklee grad pronoun’s path: a breakup, then a breakthrough

The songs she wrote and recorded in her bedroom have led to a label deal, a summer tour, and a spot in the Billboard Hot 100 Festival.

Sofia Coppola

Sofia Coppola set out not to just redo ‘The Beguiled’ but to reinvent it

When the 46-year-old filmmaker saw the 1971 film starring Clint Eastwood she couldn’t get the tale out of her mind.

Mark Morris Dance Group’s Ozawa Hall performances will include “Grand Duo.”

Old friends, live music, and Mark Morris at Tanglewood

The choreographer’s latest dance set to Lou Harrison’s music will be premiered at Tanglewood in a program celebrating the centennial of Harrison’s birth.

“Take Every Wave: The Life of Laird Hamilton” screens Sunday, the closing day of the Nantucket Film Festival.

Doc Talk | peter keough

‘Hired Gun’ puts unknown musical sidemen in the spotlight

Fran Strine’s documentary profiles outstanding talents who perform in anonymity.

Jovani Furlan and Ashley Knox in “Allegro Brillante.”

Dance review

Miami City Ballet brings thrills to Jacob’s Pillow

On Wednesday night, the company’s dancers proved themselves fluent Balanchine interpreters, as well as fluid vessels through which other choreographic voices can be channeled.

Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie play Blue Hills Bank Pavilion June 28.

The Ticket

Arts events this week

Picks include BJ Barham, a Lucero and Banditos double-bill, “The Effect,” and Mark Morris Dance Group.


Greater Boston author readings June 25-July 1

A weekly calendar of literary events and author readings.

book review

Vibrant, dark, and funny memoir of manipulative, explosive mother and the son who loves her

“You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me’’ is a fierce howl of pain and a dark hymn to Sherman Alexie’s immensely difficult, indomitable mother.

Tim and Tyne Daly are starring in Theresa Rebeck’s “Downstairs” at the Dorset Theatre Festival in Vermont.


Tim and Tyne Daly have prepared all their lives to play siblings

Despite their long and varied acting careers, “Downstairs” marks the first time the brother and sister have appeared onstage together.

Parole denied for Manson follower Krenwinkel in California

A board on Thursday denied parole for convicted killer Patricia Krenwinkel — a follower of cult leader Charles Manson — after officials investigated whether battered women’s syndrome affected her state of mind at the time of the notorious murders nearly five decades ago in California.

Jawara McIntosh, shown singing in front of the New Jersey Statehouse in 2014.

Family: Peter Tosh’s Boston son in coma after NJ jail beating

Jawara McIntosh has been hospitalized after being attacked in a New Jersey jail, where he was serving a six-month sentence on marijuana possession charges, his family said.

Burgess Clark (center) with Teresa Gelsomini and Sam Mulcahy at a “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” rehearsal in April.

After nude-scene controversy, director returns to Boston Children’s Theatre

Burgess Clark’s return as executive artistic director apparently brings to a close a bitterly contentious episode that plunged the organization into crisis while prompting heated debate.

Stephen Colbert is apparently on a mission to Russia

‘‘Don’t worry, Mr. President. I’m in Russia. If the ‘tapes’ exist, I’ll bring you back a copy!’’ Colbert tweeted.

U2 (pictured performing in Tennessee earlier this month) plays Gillette Stadium Sunday.


The Weekender: Bono, Wilco, Mario, and Jacob’s Pillow

The Globe’s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.

DJ Joe Bermudez doing his thing in 2015.


Local DJ’s music video includes iconic locales

Joe Bermudez’s “Ghosting” is currently perched at No. 2 on Billboard’s top Dance Club Songs chart.

Jeff Bauman (left), a survivor of the Boston Marathon bombings, walks with actor Jake Gyllenhaal before throwing out the first pitch before a baseball game at Fenway Park during filming of “Stronger.”


Trailer released for movie about Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman

The movie starring Jake Gyllenhaal comes out in September.

Patriots receiver Malcolm Mitchell


Pats receiver Malcolm Mitchell is also a writer

He announced via Twitter that he’s inked a three-book deal with the children’s publisher Scholastic.

From left: Daniel Berger-Jones, Bill Mootos, and Lewis D. Wheeler in “Blood on the Snow,” presented by the Bostonian Society at the Old State House.

Stage Review

History has a burning immediacy in ‘Blood on the Snow’

This absorbing, 70-minute piece stands as a virtual model of how to write and stage a historical drama.

Lucasfilm announced replacement director Ron Howard on Thursday, two days after its co-direcctors left the project over creative differences.

Ron Howard climbs into cockpit to finish directing Han Solo ‘Star Wars’ film

Ron Howard is taking over the spinoff after the surprise departure of directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller.

A signed Cartier Tank Model, on display at Christie’s and once belonging to Jackie Kennedy, sold at auction Wednesday, June 20, for triple its presale estimates. Also included was a small painting by the first lady.


Jackie Kennedy’s Cartier watch, painting sold at auction

A small Cartier watch worn by Jacqueline Kennedy, along with a small painting by her, sold at auction for more than triple the estimates.